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Swifties inspired to follow in the footsteps of Taylor’s Donegal era 2 weeks ago

Swifties inspired to follow in the footsteps of Taylor’s Donegal era

Irish Swifties are gearing up for a sequin-filled weekend as Taylor Swift prepares for her three sold-out Eras Tour shows. But for some fans, the excitement extends beyond the concerts …
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Best Director nominee Maria Rushe flying the flag for north west amateur drama in Killarney 1 month ago

Best Director nominee Maria Rushe flying the flag for north west amateur drama in Killarney

Letterkenny Musical Society Director Maria Rushe is headed to Killarney for the prestigious Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) awards, representing the northwest with pride.

The Newtowncunningham woman is nominated …
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The Hopeful Kind delivers catchy sophomore single 2 months ago

The Hopeful Kind delivers catchy sophomore single

Fresh off the success of their debut single, indie outfit The Hopeful Kind is back with a second offering.

‘The Right Way’ is the follow-up single of The Hopeful Kind, …
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Gaoth Dobhair singer HannahB takes next step to stardom 2 months ago

Gaoth Dobhair singer HannahB takes next step to stardom

A young Gaoth Dobhair singer/songwriter is on the cusp of the biggest gig of her career this week.

Hannah Mc Fadden isn’t just headlining a hometown show at The Social …
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Chelsea garners new fans after incredible Glór Tíre experience 3 months ago

Chelsea garners new fans after incredible Glór Tíre experience

She may not have emerged as the winner of TG4’s Glór Tíre but Dunfanaghy woman Chelsea Evans has a lot of new fans.

Chelsea was one of the first to …
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Danu Young Women’s Choir announces special spring show 3 months ago

Danu Young Women’s Choir announces special spring show

The award-winning Danu Young Women’s Choir have announced details of a Spring concert at a very special venue with some exciting guests.

The historic Guildhall in Derry will provide the …
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And just like that…. Sarah Jessica Parker is an Irish radio fan! 3 months ago

And just like that…. Sarah Jessica Parker is an Irish radio fan!

Sarah Jessica Parker has revealed another classical connection to Ireland through her love for RTÉ radio.

The ‘And Just Like That…’ actress was tuning into the serene sounds of RTE …
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The Elvis Spectacular Show comes to Gweedore! 3 months ago

The Elvis Spectacular Show comes to Gweedore!

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An unforgettable night of rock ‘n’ roll and Elvis Presley’s greatest hits awaits An Chúirt Hotel on Saturday, April 27th. The Elvis Spectacular Show is quite simply the …
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Chelsea Evans thrilled with home support ahead of Glór Tíre grand final 3 months ago

Chelsea Evans thrilled with home support ahead of Glór Tíre grand final

TG4 Glór Tíre season 20 may be heading for the finish line, and the pressure may be mounting as the Grand Final approaches, but Chelsea Evans is enjoying every single …
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The Henry Girls share marvellous melodies in new single ahead of Irish tour 3 months ago

The Henry Girls share marvellous melodies in new single ahead of Irish tour

Malin trio The Henry Girls are celebrating the release of their mesmerizing new single today, Don’t Fear The Night.

With their enchanting harmonies and evocative songwriting, the track captures hearts …
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Donegal musicians to perform in Other Voices’ stunning new series 3 months ago

Donegal musicians to perform in Other Voices’ stunning new series

Ballybofey breakout star Muireann Bradley and Letterkenny native Claire Kinsella have been announced in the line-up of a very special series of Other Voices.

The hit RTE music show is …
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Donegal actress Amybeth McNulty stars in new thriller 3 months ago

Donegal actress Amybeth McNulty stars in new thriller

Donegal star Amybeth McNulty has taken on a gripping new role in a spooky thriller, out this month.

The 22-year-old Irish-Canadian actress, who grew up in Milford, stars in ‘She …
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Donegal podcaster makes history the hottest topic! 4 months ago

Donegal podcaster makes history the hottest topic!

A west Donegal woman’s lively history podcast has made it to the top of Apple and Spotify charts in several countries across the world.

Katie Charlwood, from Lettermacaward, is the …
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Dunfanaghy star Chelsea Evans ready to shine on TG4’s Glór Tíre 4 months ago

Dunfanaghy star Chelsea Evans ready to shine on TG4’s Glór Tíre

She may be the youngest contestant on the new season of Glór Tíre, having only just turned 20, but Chelsea Evans is already establishing herself as an exciting new name …
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Brí Carr to share songs and stories at Derry’s Guildhall 4 months ago

Brí Carr to share songs and stories at Derry’s Guildhall

Ramelton singer-songwriter Brí Carr is preparing for a unique concert celebrating Irish Language Week 2024 at Derry’s Guildhall.

The event, titled “Mo Cheol Thú”, will be an evening of song …
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Singer Shauna Scanlon embracing her roots in debut single 5 months ago

Singer Shauna Scanlon embracing her roots in debut single

Donegal’s music scene is welcoming more new and exciting talent as local singer-songwriter Shauna Scanlon steps into the spotlight with her debut single, ‘Homebird’.

The Ballybofey woman has been singing …
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New indie pop band finds inspiration in the hills of Donegal 5 months ago

New indie pop band finds inspiration in the hills of Donegal

Lively new music has emerged from the serenity of Dungloe as The Hopeful Kind release their debut track.

The band, led by Donegal native Cara Ward and Ruth Teeling from …
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The Addams Family rises again! 5 months ago

The Addams Family rises again!

In March 2020, after only two nights, the Letterkenny Musical Society had to cut short their production of The Addams Family.

But four years later, they are back and even …
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Watch: Carol Wilson shares her ‘grá’ for Irish music in ethereal dance track 5 months ago

Watch: Carol Wilson shares her ‘grá’ for Irish music in ethereal dance track

When you think of Irish dance music, a vision of reels and jigs might immediately spring to mind, but there is an evolution taking place and one Donegal based singer-songwriter …
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Rising star Muireann Bradley celebrates first award nomination 5 months ago

Rising star Muireann Bradley celebrates first award nomination

Ballybofey sensation Muireann Bradley has been nominated for a Ticketmaster ‘Irish Rising Star For 2024’ Award.

This is Muireann’s first award nomination since she made her break in the blues …
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Isabella Kearney hopes to do Donegal mum proud in Eurosong 6 months ago

Isabella Kearney hopes to do Donegal mum proud in Eurosong

An accomplished singer/songwriter with Donegal roots is dreaming of the chance to represent Ireland in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.

Isabella Kearney, whose mum Barbara Kearney is from Greencastle, is …
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Donegal’s Aisling Jarvis buzzing to be part of punk rock Eurosong entry 6 months ago

Donegal’s Aisling Jarvis buzzing to be part of punk rock Eurosong entry

Donegal musician Aisling Jarvis is set to shine in one of the most anticipated entries for the Eurosong competition tonight.

Aisling, the daughter of Moya Brennan of Clannad, is a …
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Donegal folk artists make shortlist of RTÉ awards 6 months ago

Donegal folk artists make shortlist of RTÉ awards

Donegal talents are shining bright in the shortlist for the 6th RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards, announced this week.

The awards celebrate the very best in Irish folk music from …
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Danu’s New York Adventure: Young women’s choir takes the Big Apple by storm! 6 months ago

Danu’s New York Adventure: Young women’s choir takes the Big Apple by storm!

The melodies of Danu are echoing through Manhattan as the Letterkenny-based young women’s choir enjoys an exciting trip to the States.

The trailblazing group headed to New York where they will …
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Dust off your magic carpet for the Letterkenny Panto’s return to the stage! 6 months ago

Dust off your magic carpet for the Letterkenny Panto’s return to the stage!

Letterkenny Pantomime Society are making a long overdue return to the stage with their show, Aladdin in the wonderful An Grianan Theatre.

Family-favourite Aladdin opens on Saturday,  January 20, …
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Sarah Jessica Parker embraces New Year traditions in Donegal 6 months ago

Sarah Jessica Parker embraces New Year traditions in Donegal

Hollywood actress Sarah Jessica Parker rang in the New Year with an age-old Irish custom.

The Sex and the City star spent Christmas with her family at their holiday home …
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Donegal teen to join Rod Stewart and other stars on iconic NYE show 7 months ago

Donegal teen to join Rod Stewart and other stars on iconic NYE show

A 16-year-old rising star from Ballybofey has revealed she will be performing on one of the most legendary New Year programmes on television.

Blues singer and guitarist Muireann Bradley has …
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Sheer magic! Finn Valley College pupils star in Ed Sheeran music video 8 months ago

Sheer magic! Finn Valley College pupils star in Ed Sheeran music video

Finn Valley College pupils have stars in their eyes this week with the release of a music video filmed in the Stranorlar school.

The video idea was handpicked by Ed …
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First Look: ‘All Shook Up’ ready to rock Letterkenny! 8 months ago

First Look: ‘All Shook Up’ ready to rock Letterkenny!

Letterkenny Music and Drama Group (LMDG) is revved up and ready to open their winter musical that is sure to get your blue suede shoes tapping!

All Shook Up, a …
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Talented Jessica does Donegal proud in Junior Eurovision 8 months ago

Talented Jessica does Donegal proud in Junior Eurovision

Talented Donegal singer Jessica McKean gave a fantastic performance at the Junior Eurovision finals in Nice, but it just wasn’t to be.

The 10-year-old from St Johnston delivered a brilliant …
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Donegal’s Megan Nic Ruairí unveils enchanting new music 8 months ago

Donegal’s Megan Nic Ruairí unveils enchanting new music

Ranafast singer-songwriter Megan Nic Ruairí is set to captivate audiences once again with her latest single, ‘Twenty Two’.

Megan has also just announced her debut solo EP ‘Made Of …
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Derry Girls scoops Emmy for Best Comedy Programme 8 months ago

Derry Girls scoops Emmy for Best Comedy Programme

Channel 4’s Derry Girls has won a comedy award at the International Emmys.

The third and final season of the hit comedy jointly won best comedy programme alongside Indian comedian …
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Ardara trio conquers the 2 Johnnies parish quiz! 8 months ago

Ardara trio conquers the 2 Johnnies parish quiz!

Three Ardara women are the pride of their village after scooping the trophy in ‘The 2 Johnnies’ Late Night Lock In’ parish quiz.

Martina, her daughter Theresa and their good …
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Moya Brennan stars in enchanting instrumental album

Clannad star Moya Brennan has shared her ethereal vocals with a Dutch music collective for a unique album, out on November 3rd.

UNIFONY is a collaborative project by Dutch musicians …
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Listen: Jessica dreams big as Junior Eurovision song ‘Aisling’ is released 9 months ago

Listen: Jessica dreams big as Junior Eurovision song ‘Aisling’ is released

Jessica McKean from St Johnston will officially be Ireland’s entry into the Junior Eurovision song contest.

The 10-year-old star won a public vote after the final of TG4’s Junior Eurovision …
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Prepare to be ‘all shook up’ at the new Letterkenny Music and Drama Group musical! 9 months ago

Prepare to be ‘all shook up’ at the new Letterkenny Music and Drama Group musical!

Letterkenny Music and Drama Group are getting ready to rock ‘n’ roll in An Grianan Theatre this winter with a huge musical production.

The multi-award-winning group is back with a …
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Watch: Jamie Dornan makes a splash in Donegal! 9 months ago

Watch: Jamie Dornan makes a splash in Donegal!

Hollywood heartthrob Jamie Dornan has been soaking up the seaside delights of Donegal recently.

A video of the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ actor taking a dip in the picturesque waters …
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Brighdin Carr announces Celtic and Folk concert for Donegal Hospice 9 months ago

Brighdin Carr announces Celtic and Folk concert for Donegal Hospice

Letterkenny musician Brighdin Carr has announced a special evening of songs and story in aid of Donegal Hospice.

Fresh from performing at Margo’s concert in the Mount Errigal last week, …
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Young Donegal songstress wins Ireland’s Junior Eurovision Contest 9 months ago

Young Donegal songstress wins Ireland’s Junior Eurovision Contest

Young Donegal singer Jessica McKean is to represent Ireland in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2023.

The ten-year-old from St Johnston sang her heart out to get to the final …
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Maria McCormack delves into matters of the heart for second album 10 months ago

Maria McCormack delves into matters of the heart for second album

Letterkenny singer/songwriterMaria McCormack is showcasing her many styles of music once more in a new album ‘Matters of the Heart’. 

Maria’s second album was originally born before Covid, and crowdfunded …
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Post-pandemic panic gives rise to Eve Belle’s first independent EP 10 months ago

Post-pandemic panic gives rise to Eve Belle’s first independent EP

Gweedore singer-songwriter Eve Belle is bouncing back with Sharp Relief, her first independent release since 2017.

The new EP, out on September 29th, is preceded by a new single, TV, …
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Donegal adventures ahead in new series from Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee 11 months ago

Donegal adventures ahead in new series from Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee

Adventures in Donegal will feature in a brand new comedy series from the writer and creator of Derry Girls, Lisa McGee.

The new comedy thriller, How To Get To Heaven …
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‘Shooting star’ Amy amazes at the Rose of Tralee 11 months ago

‘Shooting star’ Amy amazes at the Rose of Tralee

Letterkenny’s Amy Gillen did both London and Donegal proud at the Rose of Tralee opening night last night.

The award-winning flautist and music teacher, who is the London Rose, was …
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The surprising Donegal origins of ‘Glastonbury Song’ 12 months ago

The surprising Donegal origins of ‘Glastonbury Song’

It’s festival season in Ireland and, despite the recent rain, people are flocking to events all over the country. One of the most iconic festival anthems of the 1990s has …
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Spuds, Sea and Sauvignon… Sarah Jessica Parker shares dream Donegal holiday 12 months ago

Spuds, Sea and Sauvignon… Sarah Jessica Parker shares dream Donegal holiday

And Just Like That…. Sarah Jessica Parker has her millions of followers falling in love with Donegal again!

The Hollywood actress had another idyllic holiday at her ‘home from home’ …
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It’s a cracker! The Derry Girls Experience opens the week 1 year ago

It’s a cracker! The Derry Girls Experience opens the week

The Derry Girls Experience arrives in Derry on 4th July!

If you’re missing the craic of Channel 4’s Derry Girls, you can now relive it all in person at a …
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National awards for the brave naked ladies of Letterkenny! 1 year ago

National awards for the brave naked ladies of Letterkenny!

The Letterkenny Music and Drama Group scooped two awards from the Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) for their  Calendar Girls production at An Grianan Theatre.

The daring, dazzling and …
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Letterkenny’s Caoimhe Ní Chathail returns with sustainable fashion show 1 year ago

Letterkenny’s Caoimhe Ní Chathail returns with sustainable fashion show

Letterkenny presenter Caoimhe Ní Chathail and South Armagh native Proinsias Ó Coinn are on a mission to get us thinking differently about our wardrobes.

Éadaí SOS is back for a …
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Virgin Media launches 2 Gigabit full fibre broadband in Donegal 1 year ago

Virgin Media launches 2 Gigabit full fibre broadband in Donegal

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Virgin Media has announced the rollout of 2 Gig full fibre broadband to homes and businesses in Donegal including Letterkenny and Lifford.

This will also …
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New famine folk musical touring to three Donegal venues 1 year ago

New famine folk musical touring to three Donegal venues

Roscommon-based Enchanted Croi Theatre has recently embarked on a 14-venue tour of Ireland with its new contemporary folk musical ‘In the Midst of Plenty.’

Featuring Derry native Conor O’Kane, …
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